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There's more than one mule deer in there. (KLYQ Photo)
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Western Montana Hunters Claim More Mule Deer

The general hunting season harvest in west central Montana's Region 2 - with check stations at Darby, Anaconda and Bonner - reported more deer coming through the stations, but less elk.

Mike Thompson, Fish Wildlife and Parks Region 2 Wildlife Manager said that mild weather "is taking its toll" on overall success

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Rocky Mountain Elk
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Deer Harvest Better, Elk Harvest Worse Than Last Year

The first full week of open rifle season has passed and harvests for both mule deer and white-tailed deer are up 23% compared to last year. Elk harvests, on the other hand, are down by nearly the same amount

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Darby Check Station Reports Weekly Hunting Numbers

More deer have been taken in this year's hunting season, but less elk coming through the Darby Fish, Wildlife and Parks hunter check station.

There were 2,111 hunters checking through the station with these results:

  • Elk - 134 (last year - 173)
  • Mule Deer - 27 (last year - 21)
  • White-tailed Deer - 46 (last year - 29)
  • There were also two black bear, 1 moose and one sheep. The percentage of success

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    Photo courtesy of Jesscorrigan/Flickr
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    Weekend Hunting Report Shows Less Hunters, More Kills

    According to Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks the three west-central Montana hunter check stations reported seeing 2500 hunters over the October 20 weekend.

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    The Bitterroot River on a great October day. (KLYQ Photo)
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    Bitterroot Fire Restrictions Are Lifted – But Be Careful

    Get out into the woods.

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    Statewide Youth Deer Hunt Thursday and Friday [AUDIO]

    This Thursday and Friday, the two days before the general rifle hunting season have been set aside as the statewide youth deer hunt, according to Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks.

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    Speed Goat?
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    What is a Speed Goat?

    Speed goats exist. If you have no idea what I'm talking about, read up, this stuff is important.

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    Montana Deer and Elk Hunting Forecast for Fall 2012

    So far, I have done everything I can to punch my elk tag this fall. After a couple unsuccessful archery hunting trips. I am looking ahead to the opener of rifle season in Montana. I know that my rifle is sighted in, due to the shot I made on my pronghorn antelope I bagged last weekend. Now all I need to do is pray I get within range of an elk, and I should be able to top off the freezer for the year.

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    photo courtesy of Wisconsin Department of Natural Resouirces/flickr.com
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    Public Sight-In at Deer Creek Shooting Club on Sunday [AUDIO]

     

    The Western Montana Fish and Game Association, a 100 year-old sportsmen's organization, is conducting a public sight-in day at their Deer Creek Shooting Club, this Sunday.

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    Valuable Horse Shot to Death at Mullan Road Ranch [AUDIO]

    A horse worth more than $5,000 was found shot to death on Saturday on a ranch located on Mullan Road in Missoula.The horse was found dead with a bullet hole in his neck.

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